Jaques ‘Insurance Club’ Chess Board, circa 1910
A Jaques Chess Board, circa 1910
with sycamore and mahogany chess squares, within a raised mahogany border, ‘INSURANCE CHESS CLUB’ label to the bottom of the border, and JAQUES & SON, MAKERS, LONDON label (in black and gilt) to the reverse
Size: 53cm x 53cm
Chess Squares: 5.6cm wide
Stock Reference: SG 2012
Good. Board raised on felt pads to the underside. Minor scratches and minor scuffs as consistent with age.
'Insurance Club' label in ‘ivorine’ (ie celluloid)- checked with a UV lamp.
A Note From Luke
The Insurance Chess Club was founded in 1893.
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